ChemoCentryx Inc (CCXI) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.29 Per Share

Analysts expect that ChemoCentryx Inc (NASDAQ:CCXI) will post ($0.29) earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Zero analysts have provided estimates for ChemoCentryx’s earnings, with estimates ranging from ($0.39) to ($0.19). ChemoCentryx reported earnings per share of ($0.12) during the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year over year growth rate of 141.7%. The company is scheduled to issue its next earnings results on Wednesday, May 9th.

On average, analysts expect that ChemoCentryx will report full year earnings of ($1.18) per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($1.31) to ($1.05). For the next financial year, analysts expect that the business will report earnings of ($1.35) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($1.54) to ($1.15). Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are an average based on a survey of analysts that follow ChemoCentryx.

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ChemoCentryx (NASDAQ:CCXI) last posted its earnings results on Friday, March 9th. The biopharmaceutical company reported $0.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.22) by $1.02. The business had revenue of $56.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.03 million.

A number of research analysts have weighed in on CCXI shares. BidaskClub raised shares of ChemoCentryx from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 14th. JPMorgan Chase reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a $16.00 price objective (up previously from $13.00) on shares of ChemoCentryx in a report on Tuesday, March 13th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of ChemoCentryx from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $14.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday, March 14th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of ChemoCentryx from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 14th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $15.00.

NASDAQ CCXI traded down $1.31 on Wednesday, reaching $12.29. 160,732 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 308,096. The company has a market capitalization of $665.32, a PE ratio of 37.78 and a beta of 1.56. ChemoCentryx has a fifty-two week low of $5.42 and a fifty-two week high of $15.08. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06, a current ratio of 5.46 and a quick ratio of 5.46.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Unterberg Capital LLC purchased a new stake in shares of ChemoCentryx during the fourth quarter worth about $595,000. OxFORD Asset Management LLP increased its stake in shares of ChemoCentryx by 37.3% during the third quarter. OxFORD Asset Management LLP now owns 246,369 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $1,853,000 after purchasing an additional 66,910 shares in the last quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of ChemoCentryx during the third quarter worth about $414,000. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of ChemoCentryx by 21.2% during the fourth quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 267,066 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $1,589,000 after purchasing an additional 46,626 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Millennium Management LLC increased its stake in shares of ChemoCentryx by 16.9% during the fourth quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 255,831 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $1,522,000 after purchasing an additional 37,069 shares in the last quarter. 48.39% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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ChemoCentryx Company Profile

ChemoCentryx, Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in developing new medications targeted at inflammatory disorders, autoimmune diseases and cancer. Each of its drug candidates focuses on a specific chemoattractant receptor that selectively blocks its negative inflammatory or suppressive response, leaving the rest of the immune system intact.

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